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K-WINGS RECEIVE HUNTER VORVA FROM ROCHESTER (AHL)

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K-WINGS RECEIVE HUNTER VORVA FROM ROCHESTER (AHL)

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March 17, 2024

K-WINGS RECEIVE HUNTER VORVA FROM ROCHESTER (AHL)

Kalamazoo netminder returns home after AHL stint.

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Sunday that goaltender Hunter Vorva was released from a professional tryout agreement by the Rochester Americans (AHL) and returned to Kalamazoo. 

Vorva, 28, returns after making 53 appearances for the K-Wings over the last two seasons. The Kalamazoo native went 13-9-2-1 with a 2.61 goals-against average (GAA) and .921 save percentage (SV%) in his rookie season.

The 5-foot, 11-inch stopper is 16-8-0-0 in 2023-24 and ranks second in the ECHL with a .924 SV% and fourth with a 2.36 GAA. Vorva was named ECHL Warrior Hockey Goaltender of the Week for the week of January 22-28 after going 2-0-0 with a 1.00 GAA and .975 SV% across two K-Wings wins.

The K-Wings also announced that goaltender Trevor Babin was released from his Standard Player Contract.

Kalamazoo is back in action Sunday at 3:00 p.m. EDT versus Allen for Kids Day at Wings Event Center. Tickets to the game can be purchased HERE.

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The K-Wings return home Friday, March 29 for Pucks ‘N Paws Night at Wings Event Center! Ruh Roh! Scooby Doo is back, and it’s that time of the year to bring the pup back to the rink for Pucks ‘N Paws, presented by Blain’s Farm & Fleet. The goal horns will be turned off, and the barks will be turned UP. Plus, don’t miss the pup race during the first intermission, $3 Friday ($3 beers, sodas & hot dogs), or the ‘Scooby Doo Specialty Jersey Auction’ post-game.

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The Kalamazoo Wings are a professional hockey team located in southwest Michigan that has been a staple in the Kalamazoo, MI professional sports landscape since 1974. The K-Wings compete in the ECHL and are the AA affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks and the American Hockey League’s Abbotsford Canucks. Kalamazoo plays their 36 regular season home games at Wings Event Center from October through April.

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